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Grateful Dead Live at Manor Downs on 1981-07-04

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Grateful Dead Live at Manor Downs on 1981-07-04

Set 1

Jack Straw, Peggy-O, Me & My Uncle-> Big River, Loser, Little Red Rooster, Tennessee Jed-> Minglewood Blues, China Cat Sunflower-> I Know You Rider

Set 2

Feel Like A Stranger, Bird Song-> Playin' In The Band-> Drums-> Not Fade Away-> Wharf Rat-> Sugar Magnolia, E: One More Saturday Night

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Manor Downs
Location Austin, TX

Source SBD -> Cassette Master -> Dat (48k)
Lineage Dat -> Samplitude Professional 11.1 -> Adobe Audition v3.0 -> FLAC
Taped by Transferred By Joe Samaritano
Transferred by Mastered By Charlie Miller


Transferred By Joe Samaritano
Mastered By Charlie Miller
October 9, 2010

Patch Notes:
(FOB) Nakamichi 700 -> Cassette Master -> Cassette -> Dat -> CD supplies:
Tennessee Jed (complete track)
Minglewood Blues (complete track)
China Cat Sunflower (complete track)
I Know You Rider (complete track)
Sugar Magnolia (complete track)
One More Saturday Night (complete track)

-- Set 2 is seamless
-- This is a remaster of shnid=30151
-- Thanks to Joe B. Jones for his help with the pitch correction


Reviewer: kbmill - - August 4, 2015
Subject: bread crumb
So totally Bob to plan out the perfect connection between lyric and circumstance and then, in the heat of the moment, sing the wrong song. You can just see the rest of the band smiling.
Reviewer: JamsOnly - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 10, 2015
Subject: One More 4th of July
Highlights: One More Saturday Night
Reviewer: brentmydland7990 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 3, 2015
Subject: security
those were feds. trust me
Reviewer: Go Faster, Get Rounder - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 12, 2014
Subject: Thanks Charlie and Joe
Thanks Charlie and Joe for updating an already sweet version. The AUD songs on this are pretty killer, especially the Sugar Mag.

I think this is a really underrated show. The Jack Straw, Peggy-O, Birdsong, Playin', NFA, and Sugar Mag. are all among my favorite versions, with Peggy-O and Sugar Mag. currently topping any other version I can think of. The China-->Rider isn't far behind either.

@WHEEL1 --

Yep. I remember seeing Hell's Angels at the gate I went in. You are correct and brentmydland7990 is wrong.

It was a killer show.

@Wastrel Way -- I don't recall parachutists at this one, but I do the next year, 7/31/82. The fireworks were cool, especially entertaining . . . .
Reviewer: njpg - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 15, 2014
Subject: -
I just got through listening to all of June & July 1980, so this is a welcome change. ;-) Not spectacular, but there are some awesome moments.
Reviewer: Wastrel Way - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 5, 2014
Subject: I was there
This show started with guys parachuting into the crowd. The fireworks show between sets was one of the best I've ever seen. An unexploded bomb fell near me and I took it home and blew something up, I forget what!

Oh, and the music was excellent. A splendid time for everyone on America's birthday.
Reviewer: gleng1 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 16, 2013
Subject: THE Greatest One More Saturday Night EVER
Wait for it...
Reviewer: - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 16, 2012
Subject: manor downs 1981
i took my ex to this show still have my stub it seems it has taken forever to find this on sound and it is BEAUTIFUL! thanks!
Reviewer: WHEEL1 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 29, 2011
Subject: Streaming back in time!
Does anybody remember the Hells Angels security ??? what a great show! One of my best summer tours ever! this by far is the best recording i have ever heard of this show. Thanks to those who posted it up!
Reviewer: WaffleJunkie - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 21, 2011
Subject: T for Texas
About six or seven years again this show, the Jack Straw in particular, turned me into a Deadhead and I have never looked back. Thank you for posting a better quality recording.
Reviewer: Joshua_me - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 17, 2010
Subject: Ain't That Heaven Sent ?
LUV it !

I've been trying to get a good sounding copy of this show for 25 years, now...

The second set has such an odd vibe to it... I'm thinking a good time was had by a LOT of folks there.... A long, long crazy, crazy night...
Reviewer: BasicBlack - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 14, 2010
Subject: ....Tea for Texas
Bobby attempts to improvise lyrically in Jack...the flub is a bit humorous as the rest of the boys keep it together.

***EDIT*** It just dawned on me that perhaps Bob confused the "Leaving Texas..." line with the "Tea for Texas" line from New Minglewood.

Brent is really lighting it up, love the keys rollin in Me and My Uncle, and the solo in Big River, man oh man.

Lots of energy in this show and the sound is excellent.

Thank you Charlie for all that you've done and continue to do.
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